It has never been so difficult to succeed in the professional life: rising unemployment, lack of knowledge regarding trainings and career guidance paths, lack of knowledge regarding each one’s own capacities and capabilities…
Under such circumstances, The Job Match Foundation focuses on providing the best technology and the best tools to help you to shape your future.
Xavier Gendre – Founder & CEO
Xavier has been working for more than 12 years in the Finance industry, notably within the Hedge Fund and Commodity trading spaces. He had the idea to apply highly sophisticated mathematical modelization to psychometrics, data sciences and job matching issues. Xavier loves freeriding in Verbier and surfing in Biarritz.
Stephane Barbier de la Serre – Head of Strategy
Stephane Barbier de la Serre started his career in the Capital Markets industry in 1992 at SG Warburg. Since then, he has been holding senior positions in London, Paris, Lausanne and Geneva across major asset classes ( Fixed Income, Equities, FX, commodities) in Advisory, Sales and Trading. As a strategist in a leading global brokerage, he is a regular contributor to major financial media worldwide and a noted keynote speaker on cross-asset and alternative investments.
Pr. Francis Gendre – Head of Research
Francis is one of the very few world experts in psychometrics. Since 1956, he has been doing research in statistics and psychometrics in Europe and in the USA notably at University of Chapel Hill (North Carolina – USA) and at University of Berkeley (California – USA) where he taught statistics at the famous Institute of Personality Assessment and Research. From 1971 to 1997, Francis has been holding a chair at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. He is now Honorary Professor at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland).
He created the Functional Method which is a revolutionary method using statistics, mathematical models and data science applied to psychometrics. Francis enjoys meditation and silent retreats.
Mamadou Bhoye Barry – Head of IT
Passionate about new technologies and full-stack developer on Java and angular technologies, Mamadou has been working for more than 9 years in IT, including 5 years of experience in the study and development of business applications. Mamadou is an engineer graduate from the University of Angers.
Mamadou has been working on IT projects such as France – Visas of MAE (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) with Atos, C.P.P (Chorus portail Pro) with the French Ministry of Labour (Pôle Emploi) and VSCT Oui.sncf on the Hesperides project with the French state-owned railway company (SNCF).
Mamadou is also passionate about football and aeronautics.
Christopher Boudin de l’Arche – Head of Operations
Christopher has been working for more than 12 years in asset management. His highly diversified expertise in the field, from the engineering of derivatives and structured products to Forex and commodities trading and discretionary portfolio management, led him to take a close interest in quantitative analysis and predictive algorithmic models.
Aware of artificial intelligence potential and eager to use his skills in an anthropocentric and socially responsible project, he has integrated The Job Match Foundation in 2019.
Loving pushing his limits, Christopher is passionate about extreme sports (snowboard freeride, Surf …) and he is a long-distance triathlete (Ironman).
Paloma Bastiat – Head of Marketing
Paloma joined The Job Match Foundation after having started her career at L’Oréal Switzerland. She is in charge of Marketing and Communication. Paloma has the dual citizenship (French & Deutsch) and is graduated from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland).